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Exercise Linked to a Healthy Gut and Bones

Monday, October 15, 2018

A recent study, led by Michigan State University researcher Laura McCabe, supports findings that a high-fat diet can negatively affect the bacterial composition of your intestine and decrease…

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How Well Antibiotics Work for Cystic Fibrosis Patients May be Affected by pH, Oxygen

Monday, October 15, 2018
X-ray

People living with cystic fibrosis spend their lives battling chronic lung infections resistant to antibiotic therapy. A one-size-fits-all approach to wiping out the bacterium may not be the…

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How Parenting Can Cause Antisocial Behaviors in Children

Thursday, October 11, 2018
Small child throwing a tantrum

Children who receive less parental warmth and more harshness in their home environments may be more aggressive and may lack empathy and a moral compass, according to a…

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Who is Paying Attention to Food Labels?

Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Fruits and Vegetables in grocery store casing

A majority of Americans say food labels influence their purchasing behavior, according to the latest Michigan State University Food Literacy and Engagement Poll. The survey polled 2,048 Americans on…

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Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorder Program Achieves Center Status

Monday, October 8, 2018
C RAIND

Established five years ago, a Michigan State University program, which focuses on autism and neurodevelopmental disability research and outreach, has officially achieved center status becoming C-RAIND, or the…

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A Hidden Epidemic in the Opioid Crisis

Friday, October 5, 2018
Jail Cells

While studying ways to prevent suicide among recently released jail inmates, Michigan State University researcher Jennifer Johnson began to notice that a growing number of opioid overdoses were…

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MSU Professor Studies the Learning and Relearning of Movement

Thursday, October 4, 2018
Golfer

Rajiv Ranganathan, a professor in the Michigan State University Department of Kinesiology, will examine the process of learning and relearning movement with a more than $400,000 grant from the National Science…

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New DNA Tool Predicts Height, Shows Promise for Serious Illness Assessment

Thursday, October 4, 2018
Child Growth

A new DNA tool created by Michigan State University can accurately predict people’s height, and more importantly, could potentially assess their risk for serious illnesses, such as heart…

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Research Uncovers Dire Consequences of Sleep Deprivation

Thursday, September 27, 2018
Surgery

Researchers at Michigan State University conducted the largest experimentally controlled study on sleep deprivation to date, revealing just how detrimental operating without sleep can be in everything from…

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New Genetic Syndrome Identified in 3-Year-Old Patient

Friday, September 21, 2018
Bachman and Bupp

A Michigan State University pediatric researcher and a Spectrum Health physician have identified a new genetic syndrome in a 3-year-old girl who, for more than two years, has…

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